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Lawyers sue Ironwood developers for $95k debt

Lawyers sue Ironwood developers for $95k debt

| 14/03/2017 | 23 Comments

(CNS Business): The company that is planning a huge multi-million-dollar resort based around an Arnold Palmer golf course is being sued by a local law firm for an outstanding debt of around CI$95,000. Despite promoting plans for the proposed significant $300+ million development in Frank Sound, [...]

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Premier reveals details of 3D land parcels

Premier reveals details of 3D land parcels

| 06/03/2017 | 12 Comments

(CNS Business): Premier Alden McLaughlin told an audience of realtors, surveyors and property developers that his government plans to steer through legislative amendments during the current session of the Legislative Assembly to facilitate the registration of volumetric, or three-dimensional, lan [...]

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Airport inconvenience ‘worth it in the long run’

Airport inconvenience ‘worth it in the long run’

| 24/02/2017 | 7 Comments

(CNS Business): The inconvenience people are currently facing at the Owen Roberts International Airport will “definitely be worth it in the long run when we will have a world-class terminal”, according to Cayman Islands Airports Authority (CIAA) CEO Albert Anderson. Having reached the quarte [...]

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Construction industry trade show set

Construction industry trade show set

| 10/02/2017 | 4 Comments

(CNS Business): A two-day event catering to all things related to the building industry is being held next month at the Arts and Recreation Centre in Camana Bay. The Hurley’s Media Builders Expo, slated for 3-4 March, is designed to connect local architects, contractors, plumbers, electricians [...]

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Ironwood claims golf course to start in New Year

Ironwood claims golf course to start in New Year

| 14/12/2016 | 2 Comments

(CNS Business): On her first visit to Cayman, Amy Saunders, daughter of the late Arnold Palmer, said she is committed to keeping alive the idea of the championship golf course in her father’s name at Frank Sound following his death earlier this year. Developers for the course, which is meant t [...]

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Plans to cut dredging go to cruise lines

Plans to cut dredging go to cruise lines

| 15/11/2016 | 8 Comments

(CNS): The tourism ministry councillor, Joey Hew, has claimed that the cruise port’s new design reduces the dredging footprint, as government prepares to begin the tender process for the controversial project, which it maintains will be underway before the election. With the tourism ministry’ [...]

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Plug pulled on local electrical contractors

Plug pulled on local electrical contractors

| 24/10/2016 | 6 Comments

(CNS Business): As many as 60 people could have lost their jobs after a leading electrical firm went bust. MEPCO, which was created in 2008 and owned by local businessmen Jimmy Laurenson and Michael Brown, is now in the hands of liquidators. Despite having a significant presence on the island and [...]

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Frustrations mount over GT waterfront project

Frustrations mount over GT waterfront project

| 19/10/2016 | 23 Comments

(CNS Business): Following confirmation last week that the Central Planning Authority had conceded that planning permission had been granted in error for a waterfront development in George Town, the neighbouring landowner who had appealed the CPA’s decision to grant permission has raised his co [...]

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Work steps up on airport expansion

Work steps up on airport expansion

| 23/09/2016 | 2 Comments

(CNS Business): Officials at Owen Roberts International Airport’s (ORIA) are warning passengers that work is stepping up at the facility on the renovation and expansion project. This means that travellers will see construction at both ends of the existing terminal over the next few weeks that w [...]

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Developers select golf course contractors

Developers select golf course contractors

| 06/09/2016 | 9 Comments

(CNS Business): A Florida-based general contractor has been named as the developers of the much-anticipated Ironwood golf community to work on the proposed golf course and infrastructure works, officials said Monday. Described as a $1.1 billion development around an Arnold Palmer golf course, th [...]

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Concerns ignored, golf course gets green light

Concerns ignored, golf course gets green light

| 24/06/2016 | 29 Comments

(CNS Business): The Central Planning Authority has given the green light to the proposed development of a golf course in the Frank Sound area despite a catalogue of environmental concerns. The proposal to build an Arnold Palmer golf course was submitted to the CPA in complete isolation and not a [...]

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Dart buys Hyatt, Beach Suites to close

Dart buys Hyatt, Beach Suites to close

| 16/03/2016 | 44 Comments

(CNS Business): Dart Realty (Cayman) has acquired another major piece of property in Grand Cayman’s popular tourist area and where the current hotel operation is set to close down in six months. The island’s largest landholder has bought Beach Suites and the former Hyatt Resort, as [...]

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Developer begins work on road to proposed hotel

Developer begins work on road to proposed hotel

| 11/03/2016 | 4 Comments

(CNS Business): Developers and politicians were out in force Thursday to announce the start of a road that will lead to a proposed new hotel development in the Beach Bay area. Although the project has not started, developers claim St James Point Resort will begin with a 200-room hotel and 75 re [...]

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CEC added US $70M to local economy

CEC added US $70M to local economy

| 21/01/2016 | 8 Comments

(CNS Business): Cayman Enterprise City officials say that the special economic zone (SEZ) has attracted 60 new companies over the past year, that its impact to the local economy since its creation is nearly US$70 million and that there are now around 300 zone-based employees. Almost five years [...]

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Airport progresses despite rain delaying work

Airport progresses despite rain delaying work

| 14/01/2016 | 1 Comment

(CNS): Workers have begun erecting the 29,000 square foot steel framed building at Owen Roberts International Airport, the first phase in the expansion plan, which is on schedule despite the weather. Heavy rains in December caused a few delays to the groundwork but the project is on track, acco [...]

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